Behind the Scenes

Series produced by Andrea Chase

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Filmmakers talk with Andrea Chase

Smart, but never stuffy, Andrea Chase draws out filmmakers by asking the questions others don't think of, but wish they had. New insights, unexpected revelations, and a wry sense of humor set this interview series apart.


575 Pieces

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Caption: PJ Raval, San Francisco, CA 10/16/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
PJ Raval talks connections, history, and changing the culture.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:03
Caption: Paul Dano, San Francisco, CA 10/5/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Paul Dano talks love, pain, and the space between the lines.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2018
  • Length: 15:09
Caption: Glenn Silber, San Francisco, CA 10/25/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Glenn Silber talks inspiration, empowerment, and the pinky rule.

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 42:21
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Tom Volf talks connections, destiny, and being in service to Callas.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 32:27
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John C. Reilly talks lost arts, double doors, and getting to yes.

  • Added: Jan 21, 2019
  • Length: 17:33
Caption: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, San Francisco, CA 1/14/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck talks art as a bulwark, Caleb Deschanel’s preternatural powers, and what’s wrong with bio-pics.

  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 16:57
Caption: Evan Dumouchel & MacLeod Andrews, San Francisco, CA 2/10/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Evan Dumouchel and MacLeod Andrews talk monsters, motives, and the magic of serendipitous loons.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 15:53
Caption: Marshall Curry, San Francisco, CA 2/13/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Marshall Curry talks how demagogues push our buttons, the definition of patriotism, and why 20,000 Americans showed up to cheer at a Nazi rally at ...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2019
  • Length: 16:10
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Pawel Pawlikowski talks the honesty of black-and-white, non-political nostalgia, and eschewing extraneous exposition.

  • Added: Feb 17, 2019
  • Length: 16:19
Caption: Ramell Ross, San Francisco, CA 11/23/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
RaMell Ross talks sacred moments, turning reality into a dreamscape, and why there’s no such thing as a documentary.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2019
  • Length: 19:30
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John Wilson talks insulting Sherlock Holmes, Oscar™-winners gone wrong, and becoming a category on Jeopardy.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 22:15
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Lotti Pharriss Knowles talks how to deal with a bully, the glory of excess, and why SHOWGIRLS was ahead of its time.

  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
  • Length: 17:05
Caption: Anita Monga, San Francisco, CA 4/22/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Anita Monga talks balance, surprises, and going to hell.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2019
  • Length: 22:09
Caption: Ryan White, San Francisco, CA 4/21/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ryan White talks luck, sex, and calling his mother.

  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 16:50
Caption: Ed Zwick, San Francisco, CA 4/15/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ed Zwick talks catharsis, contingent lives, and the new permanent record.

  • Added: May 18, 2019
  • Length: 16:35
Caption: Robert Bahar, San Francisco, CA 5/17/2019, Credit: Andrea Chase
Robert Bahar talks consequences, social memory, and justice versus revenge.

  • Added: May 30, 2019
  • Length: 21:50
Caption: Barak Goodman, San Francisco, CA 5/31/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Barak Goodman talks revelation, teasing footage, and the necessity of serendipity.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 25:00
Caption: Alan Poul and Lauren Morelli, San Francisco, CA 4/10/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Lauren Morelli and Alan Poul talk the queer cultural divide, the universe as co-conspirator, and the conversations that aren’t happening.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 09:17
Caption: Spencer McCall, San Francisco, CA  6/8/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Spencer McCall talks symbolism, the ritual of coffee. and falling in love with Jason Segal.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 20:18
Caption: Tamir Ardon, San Francisco, CA 6/1/2019, Credit: Andrea Chase
Don Argott, Sheena M. Joyce and Tamir Ardon talk audacity, misinformation, and reaching for the stars.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 26:57